Past Event : Moot Point Music

Baroque ensemble playing on original instrumentswho will perform music by Telemann, Purcell, Loeillet, Handel and Bach at West Derbyshire URC, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth on Saturday 25th January at 4.30pm. Admission Free. Collection in Aid of Derby Refugee Advice Centre and Wirksworth’s Music Lessons Fund.

Social and Fish and Chip Supper

On 17th May we will be having a social / fish and chip supper. For more information please contact our Secretary

Spring Coffee Morning at the URC

On Saturday 25th May our church will be open in the morning from 10am to 2pm serving tea / coffee / scones – this is the Wirksworth Well Dressing Weekend. There will also be a book stall in our church. Do call in – a welcome awaits you.

Christian Aid Week

A Service for the start of Christian Aid Week will be held at St Mary’s Church on 12th May at 6pm. Prior to this at 4.30pm there will be an exhibition in The Malthe URC on Sunday 14th May at 4.30pm. RC works alongside the other churches and other organisations in Wirksworth to publicise the work of Christian Aid, to pray for its world-wide outreach, and to raise money to help eliminate poverty. During Christian Aid Week last year £3,600 was raised in this area for which Christian Aid in Wirksworth & District were most grateful.

Ecumenical Communion

An Ecumenical Communion Service will be held at St Mary’s Church on Wednesday 22nd May 2024 at 10am. The service will be led by Revd Griffith and it is hoped that as many members and friends from the different denominations will be able to come and share communion.


Our Sunday Service on 19th May will be led by our Mrs Val Smith. As this is Pentecost Sunday we are invited to wear bright colours – red, yellow, orange. If you haven’t a garment in these colours then perhaps a tie or scarf. All are welcome. Do come along and share worship with us.


On the Saturday 25th May the URC will be open from 10am to 2pm and will be serving coffee/tea/scones. There will also be a “Book Stall”. This is the weekend of Wirksworth Well Dressings and we look forward to welcoming you at our coffee morning.

Monday morning prayers at 9am

Our Monday morning prayers (9am – 9.30am) are held online via zoom. Please feel free to join members and friends to pray for the church, the community or any particular needs. For information on the online zoom connection please contact our Church Secretary.

Table Tennis (Monday evenings)

Table Tennis is held on Monday evenings (7-9pm) in the Glenorchy Centre, Chapel Lane, Wirksworth. It will be held weekly and it is a fun evening. If you are interested in a “knock around” of table tennis you are invited to come along – or you can just sit and have a natter!! All ages welcome. (Children to be accompanied by an adult.) Cup of tea / coffee available. No charge (voluntary donation if you wish).

Toast and Tea (Friday mornings)

We invite you to join us in the church at West Derbyshire URC, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth for Toast and Tea on Friday morning between 9.30am and 11am. A warm welcome awaits you.

Spring Newsletter 2024

2024 Spring

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